Category Archives: international law

Statement from the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on Child Separation at the Border

Statement_June2018 The United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples joins the concern expressed by the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and others regarding the situation of families, children, and individuals being detained in the United … Continue reading

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FBA Indian Law Conference Panel on Self-Determination in a Global Era: Tribal Nation’s at the United Nations

Karla General, Tim Coulter, Terri Henry, Kristen Carpenter, Greg Bigler

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Federal Court Rejects Trappers/Hunters Effort to Dismiss Challenge to Federal Implementation of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (Rule 19!)

Here are the materials in Wildearth Guardians v. United States Fish & Wildlife Service (D. Mont.): 75 Motion to Dismiss 79 Federal Response 80 Wildearth Guardians Response 84 Reply 94 DCT Order

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, cultural resources, Environmental, international law, Research, sovereign immunity, treaty rights | Tagged , , , ,

Columbia Law School Indigenous Law Conference

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Federal Court Dismisses Action by “Traditional Authority and Miskitu Government-In-Exile” against Nicaragua

Here are the materials in Robertson v. Republic of Nicaragua (N.D. Cal.): 78 Amended Complaint 81 Motion to Dismiss 82 Motion for Sanctions 84 Response to Motion to Dismiss 85 Response to Motion for Sanctions 87 Reply in Support of … Continue reading

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Oh, When Will We Get a Better Government?

Here: “US votes against UN motion to condemn gay sex death penalty ‘over fears executions could be banned in the States’”

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Competitor Challenge to North Fork Rancheria Casino Continues

Here are the materials in Club One Casino Inc. v. Dept. of Interior (E.D. Cal.): 1 Complaint 22 Motion to Supplement Administrative Record 25 Response 26 Reply 30 DCT Order

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Canada PM Trudeau at UN on First Nations Relations

Here. An excerpt from the statement summary: Statement Summary:  JUSTIN TRUDEAU, Prime Minister of Canada, recalled that, throughout his country’s history, it had worked hard to achieve its ambitions at home and elsewhere in the world. Canada was built on … Continue reading

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Columbia Law School Indigenous Peoples Working Conference

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL PRESENTS A WORKING CONFERENCE  Identity and Implementation: The Next Ten Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Walter Echohawk, lunchtime keynote speaker Saturday, November 4, 2017  Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th … Continue reading

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Webcast: The Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Sept. 13-14, 2017)

The Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 13–14 September 2017 ● Boulder, Colorado Webcast will be live from 9 am to 4pm on 13 September  Mountain Daylight Time (UTC -6) … Continue reading

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